Tyshawn Sorey with green bush
The Globe highlights Tyshawn Sorey's Contemporary Improvisation residency Oct 1 – 3 and an Oct 18 concert honoring alumnus Cecil Taylor, part of NEC's Jazz50 celebration.
Folk trio I'm With Her (Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O'Donovan, and Sara Watkins)
Contemporary Improvisation alumnae Sarah Jarosz ’13 and Aoife O'Donovan ’03 UD are members of acclaimed folk trio “I'm With Her,” with fiddler and vocalist Sara Watkins.
Geneva Lewis with violin
Geneva Lewis ’20 and Jordan Bak ’16 have been selected as two of five Young Artists in Residence with American Public Media's Performance Today.
JC Sanford directs the JazzMN big band.
JC Sanford ’97 MM, ’01 DMA studied with Bob Brookmeyer while earning his degrees at NEC.
Felix Padilla with bass trombone
Felix studied with James Markey while earning his Master of Music at NEC.
The Boston Symphony Orchestra plays in Symphony Hall
Ferrillo and Laraia will begin their tenure with the 2019–2020 BSO season opener on Thursday, September 19th.  
Bill Drury
The American Prize recognizes recorded performances of classical music.
Andrea Kalyn speaks at a podium in Jordan Hall.
“We have the opportunity to inspire an objectively challenged world—with the beauty, brilliance, optimism, and courage inherent in the creation, study, and sharing of music,” says President Kalyn at the start of the 2019-20 school year.
Robyn Smith delivers remarks at an NEC podium in Jordan Hall.
Returning master's student Robyn Smith kicked off the school year with remarks on finding community and personal growth through campus clubs—the Black Student Union, the NEC Christian Fellowship, and the Initiative for Social Change.
Rachele Schmiege
Schmiege studied with Carole Haber while earning her Master of Music at NEC.